Legal Resource Directory

Law Help MN: Browse a list of legal aid programs that help Minnesotans, especially low-income ones, with a variety of legal matters. 

MN State Law Library: The State Law Library exists to help legal researchers of all kinds find accurate, in-depth information about the law in Minnesota. 

  • Legal Topics GuideChoose legal topics from the subject list to find links and resources
  • Legal Forms Finder ListFree, downloadable legal forms listed alphabetically by topic. If your topic isn't listed, check the MN Judicial Branch Court Forms link below. 

MN Judicial Branch: As the judicial branch of the Minnesota state government, they oversee the Minnesota Supreme Court, Scott County's court system (linked below), and legal proceedings throughout the state. 

  • Help Topics: Browse a list of legal topics and discover helpful explanations, definitions of legal terms, and frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the topic. 
  • Get Court Forms: Find free, downloadable legal forms accepted in the Minnesota court system, organized by legal topic. 
  • Scott County District Court: This district court has original jurisdiction in all civil, family, probate, juvenile, criminal, and traffic cases filed in Scott County. See jury information, the daily court calendar at the Justice Center in Shakopee, and more.